Taking an antihistamine 20 minutes before taking the pain medication may help. I can't take pain medications at all without my stomach getting upset, so I always have to ask for anti-nausea medication along with pain meds. Most anti-nausea meds are antihistamines.
If you want something that isn't a drug for pain, I have found some homeopathic remedies (these are not
the same as herbs) to be very helpful (and they don't have side-effects). Most Naturopathic Physicians are familiar with homeopathy and can help figure out what remedy (or remedies) may reduce pain for you - homeopathy is usually prescribed based on a person's unique symptoms and personality, so what works for one may not work for someone else, thus why I haven't given you a list here of the remedies I use for my pain.
Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Multiple Food & Inhalant & Medication Allergies, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD (Lupus?), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Very Low Lymphocyte Counts (T-Cells & B-Cells), malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.
Meds: Pulmicort, Injectable Vitamin B12, Herbs, Nutritional Supplements, Essential Oils, Homeopathy.
Post Edited (Razzle) : 11/4/2007 1:02:28 AM (GMT-6)